Motorcycle Accident

By: News Release
Aug 8th, 2019

On 8-7-19, at approximately 5:50 PM, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office took a 911 call of a personal injury accident involving a motorcycle and car near the intersection of Echo Rd. and Hwy 56, just outside of Wadena IA.  Fayette County Sheriff's Deputies arrived on scene and conducted an investigation.  It was found that Cameron Wesley Mcdowell, 29 of Wadena was traveling eastbound on Hwy 56  on a 2007 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, when a vehicle traveling westbound on Hwy 56 turned in front of the motorcycle into a driveway.  Driver of the 2006 Chevy Cobalt, Daniel Jacob Wander 19 of Clermont was uninjured.  Mcdowell and passenger on motorcycle, Kaitlin Nicole Dinan, 22 of Elgin, both sustained injuries and were transported to Palmer Hospital, West Union.  Both vehicles were considered a total loss.  Fayette County Sheriff's Office was assisted by Wadena Fire, West Union Police Department, and Tri-State Ambulance Service.  Wander was cited for failure to yield when making a left turn, a simple misdemeanor.